Julie Taymor & Selina Cartmell

Selina Cartmell visits Rolex in New York in July 2006.

Selina Cartmell visits Rolex in New York in July 2006.

Protégée Selina Cartmell in the stalls of Dublin's Gate Theatre, watching a rehearsal of her production of Festen.

Protégée Selina Cartmell in the stalls of Dublin's Gate Theatre, watching a rehearsal of her production of Festen.

Protégée Selina Cartmell watches a rehearsal of her production of Festen
at the Gate Theatre. Dublin, Ireland, 2006

Protégée Selina Cartmell watches a rehearsal of her production of Festen at the Gate Theatre. Dublin, Ireland, 2006

During the rehearsal of her production of Festen, protégée Selina Cartmell checks the dining table setting – a central element around which the family drama unfolds – against her notebook.

During the rehearsal of her production of Festen, protégée Selina Cartmell checks the dining table setting – a central element around which the family drama unfolds – against her notebook.

Selina Cartmell directs actors during rehearsals of Festen at the Gate Theatre. Dublin, October 2006

Selina Cartmell directs actors during rehearsals of Festen at the Gate Theatre. Dublin, October 2006

During the rehearsal of her production of Festen, protégée Selina Cartmell checks the dining table setting against her notebook.
Gate Theatre, Dublin, October 2006

During the rehearsal of her production of Festen, protégée Selina Cartmell checks the dining table setting against her notebook. Gate Theatre, Dublin, October 2006

Actors rehearse for Selima Cartmell’s production of Festen.
Gate Theatre, Dublin, October 2006

Actors rehearse for Selima Cartmell’s production of Festen. Gate Theatre, Dublin, October 2006

Julie Taymor and protégée Selina Cartmell wait as technicians at the Gate Theatre get the set ready for Festen. Dublin, Ireland, October 2006

Julie Taymor and protégée Selina Cartmell wait as technicians at the Gate Theatre get the set ready for Festen. Dublin, Ireland, October 2006

Mentor Julie Taymor and protégée Selina Cartmell are interviewed at the Projects Art Centre, Dublin, Ireland, 2006

Mentor Julie Taymor and protégée Selina Cartmell are interviewed at the Projects Art Centre, Dublin, Ireland, 2006

Mentor Julie Taymor travelled to Dublin to see protégée Selina Cartmell’s production of SweeneyTodd.

Mentor Julie Taymor travelled to Dublin to see protégée Selina Cartmell’s production of SweeneyTodd.

Julie Taymor and Selina Cartmell attend the gala ceremony celebrating the closing of the 2006-2007 mentoring year at the New York State Theater. Lincoln Center, November 12, 2007.

Julie Taymor and Selina Cartmell attend the gala ceremony celebrating the closing of the 2006-2007 mentoring year at the New York State Theater. Lincoln Center, November 12, 2007.